In 1985, at the height of popularity for the faddish baby dolls, the Cabbage Patch Kids, the cartoonist Art Spiegelman debuted a subversive line of trading cards, the Garbage Pail Kids.Art Spiegelman on Maus and free speech: ‘Who’s the snowflake now?’
Tucker Carlson has a reputation of being the only anti-war cable news host, but he is just a better propagandist.Tucker Carlson is not anti-war
They rolled up on Ottawa’s Parliament Hill like one of the plagues in the Book of Revelations, honking their infernal air horns, the grills of their tractors grinning demonically, the sides of their dry vans painted with blasphemies like “FREEDOM TO CHOOSE,” “MANDATE FREEDOM,” “NO VACCINE MANDATES,” and “UNITED AGAINST TYRANNY.”Attack of the Transphobic Putin-Nazi Truckers!
by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Let’s Try Democracy
February 4, 2022
Smedley Butler is generally left out of U.S. history. If you bring up a guy who prevented a Wall Street coup against FDR, you do real damage to the tale of peaceful respect for government from the beginning of time up through January 6, 2021. If you mention the scandal that erupted when he recounted how Mussolini had run over a little girl with his car, it’s hard to leave out the U.S. government’s friendly relations with Mussolini.Smedley Butler Wasn’t Kidding, by David Swanson